Greg Kenton has always had a natural talent for making
money -- despite the annoying rivalry of his neighbor Maura Shaw.
Then, just before sixth grade, Greg makes a discovery: Almost every
kid at school has an extra quarter or two to spend almost every day.
Multiply a few quarters by a few hundred kids, and for Greg, school
suddenly looks like a giant piggy bank. All he needs is the right
hammer to crack it open. Candy and gum? Little toys? Sure, kids
would love to buy stuff like that at school. But would teachers and
the principal permit it? Not likely. But how about comic books?
Comic books might work. Especially the chunky little ones that Greg
writes and illustrates himself. Because everybody knows that school
always encourages reading and writing and creativity and individual
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'Clements weaves intriguing information about comic book illustration into this entertaining, smoothly written story. Selznick's accompanying black-and-white drawings have the appearance of sketches Greg might have made himself. This hits the jackpot.' - Kirkus Reviews.
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